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Frustration is simmering in Martinborough over a boil water notice that has been in place for more than two weeks.
Elderly people are skimping on food and doctors' visits to pay for accommodation, a social worker says, after a study shows older renters have worse health than older homeowners.
A woman who took a sign with an anti-rape slogan to an international cricket match has received an apology from NZ Cricket and Westpac Stadium after she was told to give it up or leave.
Rodeo fans and animal welfare campaigners are at loggerheads over the future of the sport. Video
The rest of summer and the start of autumn are expected to be hotter than normal for this time of year, as warm oceans keep air temperatures boosted.
Animal rights activists have staged a protest outside a Martinborough bull ride, calling it animal cruelty.
A man convicted of sexually assaulting an elderly woman during a rest home visit was regularly visiting rest homes and retirement villages.
NATO has requested New Zealand support for a new training programme in Iraq, and the Prime Minister is hopeful a free trade agreement with the European Union could be signed this year, after talks in…
A second animal death has been covered up at a Gisborne rodeo, activists say.
Most stings and bites can be treated at home, but in some cases, they have the potential to turn nasty.
A security guard is being praised after helping to pull a drowning teenager from the water near Porirua.
A busy stretch of rail where multiple tracks converge in Wellington has been flagged 'high risk' by experts who warn a collision could be 'catastrophic'.
Wellingtonians have enjoyed watching orca whales and a pod of dolphins swimming in the harbour today.
Two people have died from injuries suffered in car crashes last month, adding to the worst annual road toll in a decade.
Filmmaker and newly appointed Dame Gaylene Preston says it has been a privilege to bring New Zealand stories to the big screen.
Wellington Zoo visitors can observe a troupe of 10 chimpanzees settle into their new $1.2 million enclosure this weekend.
A scrap has arisen after social media footage showed piles of retail plastic bags strewn down Wellington's Lambton Quay among shoppers.